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Control of transmission of Norwegian scabies

Control of transmission of Norwegian scabies

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 23(5): 278-279

ISSN/ISBN: 0899-823X

PMID: 12026155

DOI: 10.1086/502050

Seven staff members developed scabies after exposure to a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) dementia and hyperkeratotic skin lesions. They were treated and prophylaxis was given to 11 staff members in September 1998. The hospital has had no nosocomial scabies since then despite the admission of 11 patients with AIDS and Norwegian scabies.

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